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Artist impression: new seating area at the Rochedale Road and Priestdale Road intersection

Brisbane City Council is pleased to share that construction of the Rochedale Road and Priestdale Road intersection upgrade in Rochedale is now complete. This important upgrade has improved safety and overall intersection operation for all road users now and into the future.

Project summary

 Project outcomes

IMPROVE SAFETY FOR ALL ROAD USERS AND IMPROVE INTERSECTION OPERATION

Ward

 MacGregor

Address 

Rochedale Road and Priestdale Road, Rochedale

About the project

Located on the boundary of the Brisbane City Council Local Government Area (LGA) and the Logan City Council LGA, the Rochedale Road and Priestdale Road intersection has been upgraded from a single lane roundabout to a fully controlled intersection with traffic lights and controlled pedestrian crossing facilities on all approaches to the intersection.

Rochedale Road has been widened to four lanes and dedicated turning lanes were installed on all approaches to the intersection to reduce congestion during peak hour traffic.

To improve connectivity and safety for people walking and riding, signalised crossings have been installed and off-road shared paths constructed on all approaches to the intersection, allowing local students to get to and from school more safely.

On-road cycle lanes have also been installed through the intersection on all approaches, creating safe crossing points for people riding.

The Rochedale Road and Priestdale Road intersection upgrade was funded by the Australian Government as part of the Urban Congestion Fund, with Brisbane City Council’s Better Roads for Brisbane program and Logan City Council’s Major Roads Upgrade program jointly contributing the remaining cost.

Project fly-through video and artist impressions

You can also watch this video on Council's YouTube account.

Project details

The upgrade included:

  • removing the existing roundabout and installing traffic lights with signalised pedestrian crossings on all approaches to the intersection
  • widening Rochedale Road to four lanes through the intersection
  • installing dedicated turning lanes on all approaches to the intersection
  • installing a U-turn facility on the Rochedale Road northern approach to the intersection
  • installing off-road shared paths and on-road cycle lanes through the intersection
  • removing the existing zebra crossing south of the intersection on Rochedale Road and the un-signalised crossings east and west of the intersection on Priestdale Road
  • converting the intersection of Rochedale Road and Netherby Street to left-in and left-out only
  • removing approximately seven formal on-street parking spaces and 29 informal on-street parking spaces to ensure all road users can travel safely and efficiently through the intersection.

Project timing

  • Late 2021 - early works
  • January 2022 - construction started
  • January 2023 - end of construction

More information

If you have any questions about the project, you can:

  • phone the project team on 1800 669 416 during business hours
  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888 outside of business hours
  • email the project team
  • write to:
    Rochedale Road and Priestdale Road intersection upgrade
    City Projects Office
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
Last updated: 30 January 2023
Topics: rochedale

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